Tag Archives: Consumerism

Wasted lives: The worldwide tragedy of youth suicide

Principles of goodness together with the golden seed of social justice – sharing – need to be the guiding ideals of a radically redesigned socio-economic paradigm. By Graham Peebles Source: Nation of Change The pressures of modern life are colossal; for … Continue reading

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Seeking Happiness Beyond Neo-Liberal Consumerism

By Graham Peebles Source: Dissident Voice Irrespective of nationality, religion, race, or gender; whether stinking rich, desperately poor, or somewhere in between, happiness is the one thing everyone is seeking – consciously or not. The architects of the socio-economic system … Continue reading

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The New Economy: Unemployment and the Return of the American Hobo

By Sheldon Greaves Source: Cogito! A few years ago I read somewhere about a trend in the “gig economy” in which people who had been reduced to living in their cars or RVs roamed the country by the thousands; homeless, … Continue reading

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Are We Living Haunted Lives?

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ‘Fear has many eyes And can see things underground’ ~Cervantes, Don Quixote The world as we know it has gone from being flat to round; from being the center of the universe to the … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Rollerball (1975)

The Science Fiction of Rollerball Is Nothing Compared to the Facts of Real Life Control By Rich Monetti Source: Omni If you’ve never seen Rollerball, stop what you’re doing and dial up the DVD for this 1975 Science Fiction Movie … Continue reading

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America’s Retarded Awareness

By Denis Conroy (RINF) Alternative ideas don’t come easily to Americans. It seems that Americans imported colonial hierarchal practices from Europe to cultivate them to their own advantage. Over millennia, Europeans had come to accept the authority of Church, Monarchy … Continue reading

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Former World Bank Staffer Explains How Neoliberalism Is Destroying The World

By Dylan Charles Source: Waking Times More destructive than bombs, money has become the weapon of choice for the global elite, for the hidden hand of finance can plunder and conquer entire nations, assimilate whole cultures, exploit resources and rape … Continue reading

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The Mainstream Has Failed

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The good news is there is a way to avoid failure and stagnation: avoid the mainstream like the plague. The mainstream became mainstream because it worked: the mainstream advice to “go to … Continue reading

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